Store terms and conditions

The following terms and conditions apply to use of the IMCA online store:

Terms and conditions for the online sale of logbooks and guidance documents

1.1 These are the terms and conditions on which we supply products to you.

2  Information about us and how to contact us

2.1 We are the International Marine Contractors Association (“IMCA”) which conducts business through IMCA Trading Ltd registered in England and Wales with company number 07169292, registered address Third Floor, 24 Chiswell Street, London EC1Y 4YX. Our registered VAT number is GB 262 7056 07.

2.2 You can contact us by calling +44 (0) 20 7824 5520, by email to or by writing to us at IMCA Trading Ltd, 52 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0AU, UK.

3  Our contract with you

3.1 Our acceptance of your order will take place when we send you a confirmation of your order by email, at which point a contract will come into existence between you and us.

3.2 If we are unable to accept your order, we will inform you of this and will not charge you for the product.

3.3 We will assign an order number to your order and tell you what it is when we accept your order. It will help us if you can tell us the order number whenever you contact us about your order.

4  Providing the products

4.1 The costs of delivery will be as displayed at the point of ordering.

4.2 The products will normally be dispatched within 5 days of your order confirmation and you should receive the products within 14 days of them being dispatched, although please contact us if you have not received the products within 21 days of your order confirmation.

4.3 For the avoidance of doubt any delays caused by and/or attributable to any third party delivery and courier services are outside of our control and as such we will not be liable for delays caused by such services and we are not able to take steps to minimise the effect of the delay.

4.4 You will own the products as soon as you pay for them and they will be your responsibility from the time they are delivered to your address.

4.5 We may have to suspend the supply of a product to:
(a) deal with technical problems or make minor technical changes;
(b) update the product to reflect changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements; and/or
(c) if there are any problems with our supply chain.

5  Your rights to end the contract

5.1 You can always end your contract by contacting us in accordance with clause 2.2. For most products bought online you have a legal right to change your mind within 14 days and receive a refund, however please see clause 6.2.

5.2 Even if we are not at fault and you do not have a right to change your mind, you can still end the contract before it is completed. If you want to end the contract in these circumstances, just contact us in accordance with clause 2.2 to let us know. We will refund any advance payment you have made for products which will not be provided to you, however please also see clause 6.2.

6  Returning the products

6.1 If you end the contract for any reason after the products have been dispatched to you or you have received them, you must return them to us at the address set out in clause 2.2. If you are exercising your right to change your mind you must return the goods within 14 days of telling us that you wish to end the contract.

6.2 We will pay the costs of return:
(a) if the products are faulty or misdescribed; and/or
(b) if you are ending the contract because of an error in pricing or description or a delay in delivery due to events outside our control.
However, in all other circumstances (including where you are exercising your right to change your mind) you must pay the costs of return.

6.3 If we are paying the costs of return, we will refund you the payment price you paid for the products including delivery costs, by the method you used for payment. However, we may make deductions from the payment price, as described below.

6.4 If you are exercising your right to change your mind we may reduce your refund of the price (excluding delivery costs) to reflect any reduction in the value of the goods, if this has been caused by your handling them in a way which would not be permitted in a shop. If we refund you the price paid before we are able to inspect the goods and later discover you have handled them in an unacceptable way, you must pay us an appropriate amount.

6.5 We will make any refunds due to you as soon as possible. If you are exercising your right to change your mind then your refund will be made within 14 days from the day on which we receive the product back from you.

7  Our rights to end the contract

7.1 We may end the contract for a product at any time by writing to you if: (i) your payment does not properly go through and/or (ii) we have insufficient stock of the products.

7.2 The UK Consumer Rights Act 2015 says that goods must be as described, fit for purpose and of satisfactory quality. If you have any questions or complaints about the product, please contact us in accordance with clause 2.2.

8  Price and payment

8.1 The price of the product will be the price indicated on the order pages when you placed your order (VAT will be added where necessary).

9  Liability

9.1 Our liability to you shall not exceed the payment price of the products.

9.2 We only supply the products for individual use and we will have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

9.3 Please see our privacy policy which explains how we may use your personal data (

10 These terms and conditions and any non-contractual obligations arising from or in connection with them shall in all respects be construed and take effect in accordance with English law. The courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any dispute: (a) arising from or in connection with these terms; or (b) relating to any non-contractual obligations arising from or in connection with these terms and conditions.